Monthly Archives: March 2010

Walking Tour of Brasov, Romania

                   Walking Tour of Brasov, Romania               This city, located in the Transylvania Region of Romania, makes an excellent base of operations for an exploration of the region. It is close to Bran Castle, one of the most … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Canberra, Australia

                     Walking Tour of Canberra, Australia               Canberra is the capital of the country of Australia and, appropriately, lies virtually midway between Sydney and Melbourne. It was purposefully designed and constructed in the early 20th century. It boasts numerous … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Geneva, Switzerland

    Walking Tour of Geneva, Switzerland   Geneva, Switzerland, is truly an international city, exemplified by the presence of the United Nations European Headquarters as well as the headquarters of the World Council of Churches — certainly an eclectic mix.  … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of La Antigua, Guatemala

             Walking Tour of La Antigua, Guatemala La Antigua Guatemala is the old Colonial capital of Guatemala. It lies in a valley surrounded by three volcanoes, Acatenango, Fuego, and Agua and its history has unfortunately been closely tied and … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Zurich, Switzerland

                        Walking Tour of Zurich, Switzerland Zurich, Switzerland, bustles with business men and women during the work day, bustles with students at night, and bustles with tourists at all times. There is fantastic shopping along Bahnhofstrasse, and access to … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Bar Harbor, Maine, USA

                    Walking Tour of Bar Harbor, Maine, USA               This small fishing village has been transformed, due to its proximity to Acadia National Park, into a popular tourist destination, especially during the summer months. It is also used … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Napier, North Island, New Zealand

              Walking Tour of Napier, North Island, New Zealand      My walk begins at the Tourist Information Centre, on Marine Parade, the Hawke’s Bay waterfront thoroughfare. Pick up a map and get your questions answered before proceeding to begin your … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Quito, Ecuador

                  Walking Tour of Quito, Ecuador Quito, Ecuador, is the second highest capital city in the world at 9,200 feet (almost 3100 meters). Its historic Old City, which dates to 1534, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and contains … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Caen, France

                Walking Tour of Caen, France The city of Caen makes a good base of operations from which you can explore the Normandy area. It is convenient to the Normandy Beaches and offers numerous services for the traveler.   … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Tucson, Arizona, USA

                       Walking Tour of Tucson, Arizona, USA               The Southwestern city of Tucson, once Arizona’s largest city, lies within a desert landscape and provides convenient access to Saguaro National Park, located in two segments, east and west of … Continue reading

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